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2019 Compare Cities Economy:
Panama City, FL vs Fort Myers, FL

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Highlights
- Household income in Fort Myers, is 4% more than it is in Panama City and is 39% below the National Average.
- Panama City unemployment rate is 3.90%.
- Fort Myers unemployment rate is 3.80%.


Economy
 Panama City, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 3.9%3.8%3.7%
 2.0%1.9%1.6%
 27.2%44.0%33.5%
 7.0%6.5%6.2%
 0.0%0.0%4.6%
     $24,732$26,415$31,177
 $40,114$41,591$57,652
 $50,337$53,255$70,850
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 Est. Households By Income
 Panama City, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 17.2%16.5%11.5%
 7.3%5.5%4.8%
 14.3%15.1%9.7%
 11.1%11.1%9.3%
 10.6%9.4%8.5%
 6.9%8.1%7.7%
 9.5%8.6%9.9%
 9.4%8.8%12.3%
 8.0%9.5%14.1%
 2.7%3.3%5.8%
 2.9%4.0%6.3%
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 Population By Occupation
 Panama City, FLFort Myers, FLUnited States
 11.9%13.0%15.1%
 4.5%2.8%5.6%
 2.2%1.4%1.7%
 0.6%1.7%1.1%
 5.8%4.9%6.0%
 1.8%2.1%2.0%
 7.7%5.3%5.9%
 2.0%3.3%2.4%
 2.4%2.0%2.2%
 8.9%8.6%5.8%
 6.2%6.8%3.9%
 2.4%3.0%3.7%
 23.0%25.9%23.5%
 0.3%1.1%0.7%
 8.3%9.8%8.2%
 12.0%8.3%12.2%

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Reviews for Panama City    18 Reviews
Better wait until hurricane recovery is complete. - 3/31/2019
This review is from a 24 year resident moved from Michigan. When I first moved, I missed the bigger city things like a university, large library, electronics stores, and... Read More

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Beautiful area, but economy and employment lacking - 10/17/2018
I've lived in the Springfield area for just about 4 years, I'm military so I move a lot. Panama City definitely has it's pros and cons. Pros: The beaches. Some of... Read More

drought - 10/11/2018
It needs more rain. drought conditions prevail. Grass and trees need rain. Sun is nice but a little rain is... Read More

Reviews for Fort Myers    50 Reviews
Why I love my Fort Myers, FL home (from Northeast) - 3/17/2017
The beaches, tropical climate, nature, active outdoor "island" lifestyle are main reasons we moved here, but the people are what keep us here and make it home. The... Read More

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Fort Myers- a perspective from a teen to nearly re - 8/15/2015
I have lived in Fort Myers 36 years. We came here when I was in high school. It has changed so much- from a small town with little shopping or transportation to a... Read More

Thomas A. Edison said it Best - 3/9/2015
He said, "There is only one Ft. Myers and 90 million people are going to find it out." The population of the U.S. was 90 million at the time. I ask could a man of... Read More

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ZIPS IN PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA
32405 32401
ZIPS IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
33905 33916 33901 33966

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